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Poster: PDGazette2 Date: Dec 29, 2016 9:40am
Forum: oldtimeradio Subject: Old-time radio stars who passed away in 2016

2016 was a rough year of loss in the entertainment world.
Here are some of the stars and work featured on IA's Old Time Radio pages:

Arthur Anderson acted in Welles's The Mercury Theatre on the Air, in "Treasure Island", "Julius Caesar" and "Sherlock Holmes".
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Suspense. March 2, 1944. "Portrait Without A Face"
----Michèle Morgan---
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Suspense. December 20, 1955. "The Cave"
---Billy Chapin---
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The Lady Esther Screen Guild Theatre. August 26, 1946. "The Bells Of St. Mary's".
---Joan Carroll----
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Tammy Grimes, 82, American actress, died 10/22/16
CBS Radio Mysteries
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The Lady Esther Screen Guild Theatre. March 6, 1944. "The Gay Divorcee". Frank Sinatra,
Proudly We Hail. Program #136. "Perilous Journey".
----Gloria De Haven-----
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Texaco Town. May 30, 1937.
----Bobby Breen (one of several w/ star Eddie Cantor)
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Suspense. March 21, 1950
---Steven Hill---
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Sears Radio Theatre. June 12, 1979
---Marvin Kaplan---
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The Lone Ranger. January 4, 1956
----Noel Neill---
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The Mayor Of The Town. March 31, 1943
Meet Corliss Archer. May 4, 1946
---Janet Waldo---
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Sears Radio Theatre. April 4, 1979
---William Schallert---- , Janet Waldo
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A Day In The Life Of Dennis Day. January 1, 1947
The Life Of Riley. February 20, 1944.
----Sharon Douglas---- "Babs" Riley in 100+ eps
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The Alan Young Show. January 16, 1945
The General Electric Theatre. August 20, 1953
aka Playhouse 25
----Alan Young---
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Yours Truly, Johnny Dollar. June 18, 1961. "The Big Date Matter"
-----Madeleine Sherwood----
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The Bill Williams Show. March 1, 1949
Guest Star. February 21, 1960
------Martha Wright
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Suspense. May 24, 1959.
----Robert Horton----
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Radio Almanac. July 19, 1944.
---Ruth Terry---
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The Theatre Guild On The Air. March 30, 1952
----Adrienne Corri----
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Monitor. December 14, 1963
---Frank Sinatra, Jr
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The CBS Radio Mystery Theatre. October 3, 1974.
---Rita Gam---
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The Theatre Guild On The Air. November 25, 1951
----Shannon Bolin---
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Five-Star Matinee. Program #83. "The Girl We Left Behind"
Inheritance. January 23, 1955 (writer)
NBC Star Playhouse. February 14, 1954""
Best Plays. June 22, 1952. NBC net. "Angel Street" (adaptation)
---Earl Hamner,Jr---
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The Hollywood Radio Theatre. September 17, 1973.
----Patty Duke__ (4-parter)
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Bob Elliot --Bob & Ray
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One Touch Of Venus. August 27, 1955. NBC
live play --------George Gaynes
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The Theatre Guild On The Air. October 21, 1945. ABC net. "Sing Out, Sweet Land"
------Betty Jean Watson----
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The Hollywood Radio Theatre. November 6, 1973 "Someone's Death"
-----George Kennedy___(3 appearances in 5-parter)
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Suspense. January 6, 1949. CBS-TV net, audio + video. "Goodbye, New York".
----Meg Mundy--------
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You Are There. May 8, 1949 and 5/29/49
Four Star Revue. June 1951 w/ Durante
---Abe Vigoda---
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Stars Over Hollywood 8/23/52 and 2/20/54
Martin & Lewis 5/26/53
-------Debbie Reynolds-----


(source: Radio Gold Index)